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  DC
Washington
Hillwood Museum and Gardens
4155 Linnean Avenue NW
Washington DC 20008
Phone 202 686-8500
Web Site www.hillwoodmuseum.org
Description home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, Faberge jewelry & eggs, Russian Imperial decorative art, French furniture
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Collection A-F Decorative Art
Collection N-Z  Porcelain
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DC
Washington
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
National Capital Parks East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington DC 20020
Phone 202 690-5185
Alt Phone  202 426-6905
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/kepa/
Alt Web http://www.im.nbs.gov/blitz/kendesc.html
E-mail nace_superintendent@nps.gov
Description 700 acres of fields and gardens devoted to propagation and display of aquatic plants
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden

 

  DC
Washington
United States Botanic Garden
245 First Street
Washington DC 20024
Phone 202 225-8333
Alt Phone  202 226-4082
Web Site http://www.aoc.gov/USBG/usbg_overview.htm
Description located on the Capitol Grounds, holds a Conservatory and Bertholdi Park, which has a centerpieece fountain and numerous small demonstration gardens
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical
 

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DC
Washington
United States National Arboretum
3501 New York Avenue NE
Washington DC 20002
Phone 202 245-2726
Fax 202 245-4575
Web Site http://www.usna.usda.gov/
Description 446 acre site in DC with gardens, trees, Bonsai museum, grove of state trees
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Field of Study Science Facility Arboretum
 
 

  DE

  New Castle

  Amstel House

  2 East 4th Street

  New Castle  DE   19720    

  Phone 302 322-2794

  Web Site http://www.newcastlecity.net/visitors/bldgs.html - Amstel%20House

  E-mail  mailto:nchistorical@aol.com

  Alt Web http://www.newcastlehistory.org/houses/amstel.html

  Description  original woodwork & details, furnished

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era 1730

  Owner/Operator:  New Castle Historical Society

  New or Updated:  12/20/2006


Delaware
New Castle
George Read II House & Garden
42 The Strand
New Castle DE 19720
Phone 302 322-8411
Web Site www.hsd.org/read.htm
Description Lawyer, Federal-style building, garden restored to 1850's
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 19th
 
 

  DE

  Wilmington

  American Assoc of Botanical Gardens & Arboreta

 100 W 10th St

  Suite 614

  Wilmington  DE  19801    

  Phone   302 655-7100

  Web Site  http://www.aabga.org

  Description  North American professional group for public gardens, over 480 in its online database

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:   12/2/2005


Delaware
Wilmington
Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N Dupont St
Wilmington DE 19806
Phone 302 658-6262
Web Site www.dehort.org
Description sample gardens, containers, classes, tours
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
 
  Delaware
Wilmington
Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar
1405 Greenhill Ave
Wilmington DE 19806
Phone
302 651-9617
Web Site
http://www.preservationde.org/gibraltar/gardens/hours_directions.htm
Description
Restored 6 acre garden by noted landscape architect with marble terrace, fountains
Type of Resource
Nature
Primary Focus
Garden
Era
20th
Owner/Operator: Preservation Delaware
New or Updated: 04/16/2003
 
  Goodstay Gardens
U of Delaware #219
2600 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington DE 19806
Phone 302 573-4450
Web Site www.wilmcvb.org/friends_of_goodstay_gardens.htm
Description restored gardens around a mansion now used as a conference center
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Garden
Era 18th
 
  Delaware
Wilmington
Nemours Mansion & Gardens
1600 Rockland Rd
Wilmington DE  19803
Phone 302 651-6912
Web Site www.nemours.org
Description 102 rooms
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
 
  Rockwood Museum
610 Shipley Road
Wilmington DE  19809
Phone 302 761-4340
Web Site www.rockwood.org
Description Victorian manor house, garden, conservatory
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus:  Garden
Era 19th
 

  DE

  Wilmington

  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

  Route 52

  Wilmington DE  19735    

  Phone   302 888-4600

  Web Site www.winterthur.org

  Toll Free 600 448-3883

  E-mail    mailto:tourinfo@winterthur.org

  Description  Henry Francis DuPont mansion, 60 acre garden

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z   Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  8/13/2006

 
 

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  FL

  Bonita Springs

  Everglades Wonder Gardens

  27180 Old 41 Road

  Bonita Springs FL   34135    

  Phone   239 992-2591

  Web Site *****

  Description  live local wildlife, since 1936 -- old fashioned attraction

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:  12/14/2006

 

  FL

  Cape Coral

  Cape Coral Historical Society

  544 Cultural Park Blvd

  PO Box 150637

  Cape Coral  FL   33915    

  Phone  239 772-7037

  Web Site http://www.capecoralhistoricalmuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:ccoralmuseum@aol.com

  Alt Web http://www.capecoral.net/community/comm_localorgs_details.cfm?commid

  Description  local artifacts, Rose Garden, Shells & Fossils

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  Collection N-Z   Shells

  New or Updated:   6/8/2006
 

  FL

  Coral Gables

  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

  10901 Old Cutler Road

  Coral Gables  FL   33156    

  Phone  305 667-1651

  Web Site http://www.ftg.org/

  Description  tropical & sub-tropical plants on 83 acres, since 1938

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  6/11/2006

  Florida
Fort Pierce
Heathcote Botanical Gardens
210 Savannah Road
Fort Pierce FL 34982
Phone
772 464-4672
Web Site
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Alt Web http://www.stluciechamber.org/tourism.html
Description
Type of Resource
Nature
Primary Focus
Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility
Botanical
New or Updated:
05/07/2003
 

  FL

  Fort Lauderdale

  Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

   900 N Birch Rd

  Fort Lauderdale  FL   33304    

  Phone  954 563-5393

  Web Site http://www.bonnethouse.org/main.html

  E-mail  mailto:education@bonnethouse.org

  Description  home, extensive art collection, 35 acres

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Era 1920

  Owner/Operator:  Florida Trust

  New or Updated:  12/30/2006

    Florida

  Gainesville

  Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

  4700 SW 58th Drive

  Gainesville  FL   32608    

  Phone  352 372-4981

  Web Site http://www.kanapaha.org/index.htm

  E-mail  mailto:kanapaha@gru.net

  Alt Web http://alachuaalive.org/janfeb_03/kanapaha.htm

  Description  62 acres containing 19 gardens -- Hummingbird, Butterfly, Bog,

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  New or Updated:  7/3/2007


 

  FL

  Gainesville

  Matheson Museum, Inc

  513 University Ave

  Gainesville  FL   32601    

  Phone  352 378-2280

  Web Site  http://www.mathesonmuseum.org/

  Alt Web http://www.visitgainesville.net/

  Description  museum complex includes exhibit hall, house, tool museum & park

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type  Civic

  Collection N-Z  Tools

  Owner/Operator:  Alachus Historic Trust

  New or Updated:  7/27/2007

  Florida
Gulf Breeze
Zoo & Botanical Gardens
5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze FL 32561
Phone 850 932-2229
Web Site www.the-zoo.com
Description
Type of Resource Zoo
Primary Focus: Garden
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study Science Facility Botanical

Florida
Homestead
Miami-Dade County Fruit & Spice Park
24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead FL 33031
Phone
305 247-5727
Web Site
http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/parks/Parks/fruit_spice.htm
E-mail mailto:fsp@miamidade.gov
Description 500 varieties of fruit, nut, spice and herb trees and shrubs, 1912 coral rock building, arts events
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Botanical
Owner/Operator: Miami-Dade Parks
New or Updated: 05/16/2003
 
  Florida
Jacksonville
Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
829 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville FL 32204
Phone 904 356-6857
Web Site www.cummer.org
Description 18th & 19th century art in museum set in formal gardens, Meissen porcelain collection
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Garden
Collection N-Z Porcelain
 
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